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50 years of failed strategy is nothing to commemorate

  • The most important thing about remembering the 1967 war — in which Israel launched a “pre-emptive strike” against Egypt, Syria and Jordan — is not that it was 50 years ago. But that is what we will mistakenly focus on. What is important is how we got there and why nothing has changed. The war...
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65 Israeli laws that discriminate against non-Jews

  • Immediately after taking power in 1933, the National Socialist German Workers’ Party — commonly known as the Nazi Party — began a program called “Aryanization” to strip Jews of their rights. The intent was to make Germany an “Aryan” state, using “laws” to force Jews to leave. The Nazis adopted...
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A candidate who deserves Arab American support

  • Of the 435 members of the US House of Representatives, fewer than 10 percent vote to support Palestinian rights and only slightly more support pro-Arab issues. Those speaking out for Palestine in Congress are a small and lonely group. The largest proposed legislation in support of Palestinian...
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A deep and dangerous knowledge gap

  • Americans are the most educated people in the world but the least educated about the world. The American education gap widens when it comes to topics of the Middle East, an area they should be better informed about considering that in the past nearly two decades, more Americans were killed or...
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A free pass to abuse women, if your politics are right

  • When the influential Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein’s years of sexual harassment were exposed, it pulled another layer off the reality of American life under the rich and powerful. It also exposed the hypocrisy of the mainstream American news media and how they use controversy to...
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ADL uses anti-Semitism slur to deflect legitimate criticism

  •  Palestinian law student Gabriel Khoury at a Black Lives Matter protest in Washington, D.C., on June 6, 2020. (Courtesy Gabriel Khoury) There is an ongoing war against truth in America and it is being led by Israel’s most extreme supporters, including the Anti...
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Afghan debacle spells poll disaster for Democrats

  • The chaotic collapse of Afghanistan and rapid takeover by the Taliban as US forces withdrew from Kabul has shocked an American public clinging to the belief that America “defeated the terrorists.” With the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks that took the lives of 2,996 Americans on Sept. 1...
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Afghan turmoil helps Israel suppress media coverage of its abuses

  • The “shock and awe” surrounding the swift Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has created a perfect distraction for Israel as it steps up its violence against Palestinians. During the past week, as mainstream news media was consumed with reports of Kabul’s collapse and takeover by the Taliban, Isr...
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Ahed Tamimi fuels the Palestinian revolution

  • On Dec. 15, Israeli soldiers shot 14-year-old Palestinian Mohammad Fadel Tamimi in the face at close range during protests in Nabi Saleh, a small village of about 600 people some 20 miles north of occupied Jerusalem. He was part of a non-violent protest by dozens of Palestinians against the...
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Al-Jubeir stands up to US media ‘soap opera’

  • Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir. (Reuters) Last December, when Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir was appointed to a new position as Minister of State, much of the American news media reported that he had been demoted amid the backlash over the killing of Washington Post...
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